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Jason Arens

Lead Pastor

Jeff Fox

Shepherding Pastor

Why are you at The Journey?
We are at the Journey for the accessible yet biblical preaching, the concentration on the person and work for Christ as a constant focus, for the gospel centeredness that is brought to all aspects of life and the open authentic community that we’ve found as we have engaged in church life at the Journey.

The continual exposure to Jesus and His life, death and resurrection have been attractive to us as we’ve tried to live as submitted believers seeking to live as Jesus’ disciples – begin constantly transformed by the Gospel in everyday life.

Back in the day, we came to The Journey to plant a church in South County St. Louis – so for Cindy and I the South County Journey plant is a considerable answer to prayer and a source of continual awe and wonder of the grace, mercy and faithfulness of God in our lives and in the lives of those around us.

What do you love about St. Louis?
We love the seasons of the Midwest, we love that St Louis was a great place to raise our family; we love the free things there are to do in the region like the zoo, and the state parks, we love the Hill and the diversity of restaurants there are to experience, we love the ease of access to almost anywhere in the area, after thirty years here we love the number of great and true friends we’ve been able to live life with – and we love the St Louis Blues.